John Hall

Director, Regulatory & Legislative Affairs


Areas of expertise:
Clean energy, air quality, energy efficiency, electricity markets, legislative and regulatory strategy, public policy and environmental justice

John Hall leads EDF’s clean energy efforts in Texas and brings decades of experience in environmental advocacy and policymaking to the task. He works to increase the use of Texas’ abundant clean energy resources, including wind, solar, energy efficiency and demand response.

By promoting smart policies and market-driven principles, Hall aims to curb the state’s carbon emissions and help Texas gain a global leadership position in the emerging multi-trillion dollar clean energy economy.

Hall also works with public and private fleet owners on vehicle electrification to achieve climate and air quality goals.


With more than fifteen years of public service and twenty years of consulting for various Texas cities and businesses, Hall has distinguished himself in the area of environmental and water advocacy and legislative strategy, managing projects and passing legislation covering safe water management, clean air initiatives, and energy conservation and renewable energy planning.

Hall previously served as the executive director for The Texas Environmental Research Consortium in Houston; chairman at The Texas Water Commission and The Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission (predecessor agencies to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality); project manager and facilitator at The Port of Houston Authority; and as deputy commissioner at the Texas General Land Office.


Masters of Public Affairs, Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin (Summa Cum Laude)

Bachelors of Art, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas (Magna Cum Laude)

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